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is live in san jose where catholics attended a joyous service in honor of pope francis this evening. >> reporter: it is quiet right now, it is symbolic of a changing catholic church. the bells were ringing and people were singing here at the san jose church to celebrate the first latin american pope. it is something they have waited 20 centuries for. >> i think that this particular pope would have deeper sympathies and understanding of what it it is to be a child of an immigrant and hopefully our own children of immigrants can relate. >> the 1.2 billion catholics are from latin america. the faithful cried and prayed across argentina for the new pope francis who they knew as jorge, bergoglio, the archbishop of buenos aires. >> i spoke to my relatives and they are emotional and happy and pleased. they say he is a very, very inteligent man. he is not easy to manage. he is a person of principal. >> members of the argentine club of san jose toasted their new pope. >> i have a wait and see attitude toward this pope because he has a reputation for being an ultra conservative. an ultra cons
, san jose police are investigating that city's 9th homicide of the year that happened around 4:30 this morning. police say that someone called 9-1-1 to report a man was shot. the victim died at the scene. investigators are researching tout neighbors with home security system to see if the shooting was caught on video. >> firefighters in oakland douse add fast-moving house fire near the airport. we remain over the home on hunter avenue near eldorado street. firefighters will sanctioned parts of the road and that is dangerous. the oakland police officers called the fire after spotting heavy shot and flames coming from the home. firefighters got the flames out but the home was damageed. >> happening right now, san jose is now home to the nation's biggest increase in the minimum wage. the bay hike makes minimum wage workers there the third highest in the nation behind san francisco and senator -- santa fe, new mexico. >> sue? >> starting today in san jose you will start seeing a lot more advertising and decals that say "earn and spend in san jose" in the business windows because of
at 9:00. management make over. new direction for oakland pd brass. >> airport quandary. san jose international good service new terminal and easy to get to. why isn't it more popular and why losing flights. why losing flights. >> new study >> that breaking news centers on this car accident in east san jose. we understand it is involved in an officer involved shooting. now this is video from sky 7 hd short time ago. police are out on mass in this area. we are told that 3 undercover police cars surrounded a vehicle. witnesses tell that you say one person in that car was shot and officer hurt although not seriously. now this happened a little more than 2 hours ago in the alan rock neighborhood close to the intersection of jeralyn drive and em rick avenue. trade the general area on the map. bring you any new information as soon as it develops. good evening. now to long time south bay politician pleading guilty today to dozen charges of misusing taxpayer money to fuel a gambling addiction. george junior is a tomorrower supervisor former school board member and former san jose
poor people from around the world. >> one catholic in san jose is keeping his praise for pope francis in check. >> i have a wait-and-see attitude because he has a reputation for being ultra conservative. that type of pope is not the remedy of what ails the catholic face. >> nancy pelosi, the highest ranking highest democrat in the house could not take her eyes off the event. >> there wasn't a detail about what was happening there, historically, in every way, that i did not have an insatiable appear time. >> being from san francisco, she is particularly happy he picked francis. >> he is everything they will looking for, a good leader, good pass door and good communicator. >> when we found that man, where he came from, his age, what his background was, that was all gravy and we got not only a great man but we got good gravy, too. >> vice president biden will lead the united states delegation on tuesday and house speaker boehner was invited but he cannot go because he is hosting the irish prime minister at the capitol and because of budget negotiations. >> st. mary's cathedral in san fra
francisco including tonight and one in hayward, union city and san jose. the shooting in the south bay brought people back to make sure it is a high speed chase with cops over the weekend. police say they had no choice but to shoot ronnie who they say was armed and dangerous. the family and friends question that. lisa amin gulezian has more from san jose. jay they quietly -- >> they quietly stood with candles, signs and their memory. >> he is loyal to his friend. >> he was shot and killed by san jose police on saturday. >> you can hear the barrage of gunshots as they fired at the 27-year-old in this cell phone video. they first noticed him in west san jose jie. he was in the area doing routine patrols and he was looking suspicious. but the officer decided not to follow him or stop him. he circled back toward the officer. >> then police say he took off on highway 85. by then several officers were chasing him. >> he pointed a hand gun at several pursuing officers multiple times. >> and so when his car finally stopped here in front of his friend's house, police say they ordered him to sto
accusations against two city council members. san jose gets thrown a curveball in moving the a's to the south bay and effort to protect your emails from prying eyes of police. an emotional set back to the rock 50 years after it's closed. never before seen images of alcatraz and >>> it isn't a lie. >> dan: two city council members are under fire. they are denying allegations of ethics violations. i'm dan ashley. they are accused of trying to influence to multimillion dollar contracts to parking tickets. >>> you know, one-sided investigation. >> larry reid has served for 17 years as an elected official and he has sense the language of the charter extremely well. accusing him of breaking the rules have left him confused and frustrated. >> i have a responsibility to make sure that the playing field is level and particularly as it relates to wiom business and minority owned business. >> the auditor says reid and brooks told employees who should get a demolition contract for the army base. the auditor accuses brooks of construction off the the rainbow team in oakland and people hand picked to run i
. >> wet outside. and independence san jose state whether rain leaking through the roof of the reno force officials to cancel a spartan basketball game. >> raping on the peninsula as well. umbrella out windshield wiper on and water pools on the streets of san francisco. good evening everyone. >> let's get straight to 7 news on live doppler 7 hd. sandhya. >> let me show you live doppler 7 hd. moisture moving through the south by. east bay. not just in the form of rain but we are also satisfying snow at the higher elevations www. let's check out the radar national weather service radar in the santa cruz mountains and as i take you in closer here you will see that we are getting some moderate rain around the santa cruz mountains. check out the south bay. moderate rain falling around willow glen as you notice here. middle east meridian avenue. san jose really santa clara getting some moderate rain. east fremont avenue. this is actually believe it or not mixed precipitation over mount hamilton falling right now as as we get tighter into the east bay you notice some lighter shower a
. if you cannot make it to san jose you can pay your respects including at kaiser permanente where you can watch the memorial service live and folks are showing up to do that. hours ago, hundreds of police officers let a somber motorcade procession with 200 cars made its way out of santa cruz this morning en route do a public memorial in san jose. five minutes into the trip, this is what the officers saw: hundreds of people lining an overpass to honor two fallen police officers. >> it is very movely and it makes me realize the officers put their lives on the line every day for our community. >> firefighter flew the american flag from their hook-and-ladder truck and stood at attention as the motorcade drove by. another made a sign with batch numbers of the two police officers killed in the line of cute a week and a half ago. >> this is the time when real character shines. it isn't when everyone is good. that is fun. it is in the troubled times that our true character shows up. i believe we have it. >> it is unfortunate this had to happen. >> the sheriff deputies are protecting the study whi
now. >> happening right now, grief counselors after at a san jose hospital helping students cope with the death of a student killed by a caltrain. the 6-year-old was killed on tuesday near pedestrian crossing south of his station. family and friends are taking part in a vigil. james was a budding musician and posted this video online playing the guitar. his principal said he was everyone's friend. the medical examiner has ruled the death an accident. >> two oakland city council lovers could face more investigations after an audit found serious ethics violations accused of trying to influence things from multimillion dollar contract those parking tickets. abc7 news reporter, cornell bernard, is live at city hall. >> it is spelled out in an ought nature accuses council members of using their power to influence construction contracts for the city. well will hear from one of the council members in a moment. the 40-page audit accuses oakland city council member larry reid and brooks of interviewing with major construction projects of two teen centers and construction at the oakland ar
breaking news. >> amber alerts are expanding from san jose throughout the bay area and the state for an 11-month-old baby girl in a jeep stolen from san jose this morning. good morning, i am kristen sze. >> police need your help right now in fining this child quickly gabriel that's mother is frantic, the bobby was in a white 2006 jeep liberty taken this morning. kira klapper is live in show. police are hoping for clues from surveillance videos. >> that is right. san jose place are look at video from a neighbor's house right across the street from the house where this happened. the house where it happened is on the last of your screen, a peach home. there is a house directly across amador court that has surveillance cameras. this happened after 6:00 a.m., it is dark and grainy but the camera has infrared technology that can help police. look at this, it is a white jeep liberty and something that police want people to take a look at, the sticker on the back of the jeep. they are saying that it is two little cartoon babies, kissing, and that is what police want people to look for. they have g
. new febreze stick & refresh. breathe happy. >>> developing news in san jose. we are going to show you the scene where police shot a woman they say tried to run them over. good evening. i'm ama dates. dan ashley has the night off. >> i'm carolyn johnson. that woman is expected to survive. officers say they had no choice but to open fire again. this all happened next to the aladen expressway. this is the third police shooting in san jose this month raising questions tonight about police tactics. abc7 news reporter thomas roman is there for us. thomas? >> carolyn, anytime a police officer shoots someone, the police department takes it seriously. that's why san jose police are still working this crime scene. they have also closed off almaden road between willow glen way and willow road. the investigation has been going on for the past six and the evidence technicians poured over the road. from sky 7hd we can see the red honda that was involved in the shooting incident in the driveway of a home. san jose police spokesman says officers were checking out reports of a stolen car seen in the n
that is accused of stabbing in san jose. investigators released new details saying he confronted his former girlfriend sandra gonzalez in a parking lot and two begin to argue. they broke up two years ago. they were familiar with the couple. >> we had gone out and dealt with the suspect but the victim to the point where she probably got direction from the police or d.a.'s office and pulled out a restraining order against our suspect. >> we were overhead as they checked dozens of houses. they believe he is driving a toyota pickup truck and may be heading to mexico. >> arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of restaurant fire in the san francisco's financial district. firefighters were called out to a building. one firefighter was hurt and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> two teenagers in south georgia face murder charges tonight in the shooting death of a toddler. police arrested 17-year-old boy and 14-year-old boy who isn't being identified because of his age. they are accused of trying to rob sherry west who was walking with her son. she told police when she did
set back for pension reform in san jose. formal complaint charges the city with taking it to the voter too soon. >> called the automatic driving assistant. tonight 7 on your side michael finy shows you how side michael finy shows you how it could change the way you >> good evening. 7 news at finance:00. spiking their drinks. police arrested a present ask teacherting sleeping pills in the toddler's cups. it happened at kitty academy in morgan hill. as heather explains, the parents of kids in that teacher's class are absolutely stunned by this news. and they are angry. police say 59-year-old oly sister resident worked off and on at the kidy academy for 5 years. worked in child care for 20. at the academy she was responsible for 10 children between the ages of 1 and two years old. friday morning she was getting ready for their arrival when a colleague noticed something strange. >> she is preparing water for them. and one of the other employees witnessed her putting something into this, these cups. not all but soil. police say she has admitted it was the adult s
a police chase ends with a crash in san jose today. i'm ama daetz. they wound up killing the driver in san jose. we were above the police, they say it started when the suspect rammed into a police cruiser. that triggered a chase that sped along from campbell into san jose over the course of half an hour. witnesses tell us what happened as the chase came to an end. >> over on the left side of us this guy comes up on the shoulder on the left sidea! zooming by us and cuts across, cuts us off. >> i talked to an officer who clipped this pathfinder right here, basically a saw him come back around and i heard six gunshots. i figured that guy was pretty much done. >>> investigators are still trying to recover a gun. they shut down part of highway 85 to look for it that may have been tossed out of the car's windows. >>> authorities in san francisco are also investigating an officer-involved shooting tonight. it begin with a car chase on john daly boulevard in daly city. it ended in san francisco. tomas ramon tells us what happened. >> reporter:. >> it happened in the morning. >> reporter: he lives
. on saturday three died in police confrontations in san francisco, san jose, and union city. >> the series of officer-involved shootings is daze after the fatal shooting of two officers in santa cruz. this is a photo of detective sergeant loran "butch" baker with his family. detective elizabeth butler is a ten-year veteran of the department was also killed. they were interviewing sexual assault suspect when he opened fire. he was later killed in a shootout with police. in san jose is where a motorcade procession will proceed with the memorial and will include vehicles from santa cruz police, the sheriff department, firefighters and emergency responders. we will broadcast the service live here on abc7 news. >> it is a possible breakthrough in the fight against h.i.v., a baby born with the virus is now 2 1/2 years old and has no sign of h.i.v. while it is encouraging, doctors say more tests are needed before it can be called a true cure. >> it is a landmark case that could change h.i.v. treatment. the child born in mississippi to an h.i.v.-positive mother who had no prenatal care, was given
. more than 32,000 california eggs were dropped off at the san francisco food bank donated by san jose's egg ranch as part of the national effort by the united egg producers in feeding america to provide local food banks with fresh eggs in time for the easter holiday which is a couple of weeks away. >> people have sort of forgotten about helping around the holiday time, our support is very strong so it is great do have contributions like this. hopefully it will get other people thinking, wait, i have not been do volunteer or donate in a few months and they will come back and help. >> eggs are a prized item because of their high protein content. >> tens of thousands of baseball fans from around the world are in the bay area right now for the world baseball classic at the home of the san francisco giants' ballpark. the netherlands face the dominican republic and the winner advanced to tomorrow's championship against puerto rico. they beat the defending champion, japan last night 3-1. and angel grabbed the final out. >> that was a familiar spot for angel. >> looked familiar, didn't it? >>
to happen now. >> relatives of a san jose man shot to death by police are outraged this morning. the officers say the man in a stolen car tried to run down an officer last night and ram him with a car last night. cornell bernard is in east san jose with an interview with the man's family. >> we are learning more of the officer-involved shooting which happened not far from here. the suspect is dead and the family is telling us they are outraged and demand answers from police. >> a white honda civic is towed away from the crime scene. the san jose police say it was stolen during a monday night chase. the driver used the car as a weapon, ramming undercover police cars, parked cars and trying to run down a police officer. >> the officer gave him commands to stop. the suspect continues to drive and accelerate. that is when the officer fired a shot toward the suspect the. >> the suspect was shot once in the head and killed. neighbors ran for cover. >> i heard the gunshots and ducked in the car. i didn't want do get shot. >> police are not revealing the name of the suspect but the fami
simeon near hearst castle depth of less than 5 miles. no injuries or damage reported. >> in san jose tonight some folk fighting the all american restaurant no. big mac there they don't want mcdonald's in their neighborhood. lisa is live at the orchard farm shopping center to explain why. lisa? >>reporter: dan, the developer wants to put the mcdonald's right here. it is rate across the street from a middle school and this has been an empty lot for 20 years. tonight many said they would rather to stay empty than become mcdonald's. >> i have heard from a number of you already. i know you are not shy about your opinions. >>reporter: san jose city councilman pete constant organized the community meetin meeting. to discuss the possibility of a mcdonald's with a drive through opening in this portion of the orchard farm shopping center. right across the street from hyde middle school. >> don't like to have 11, 12, 13, 14-year-old being worried about crossing streets. >> tremendous risk exist for one of them getting hit. >>reporter: increase in traffic isn't their only concern. >> w
spent the last 4 years substitute teaching in san jose allen rock school district. >> whenever this happens whenever we, it is like getting punched in the stomach. >> the superintendent passed a background check and taught at 11 of the 27 district schools and prior to this school he substitute taught for 13 years in new york, florida, california. >> greatest fear would be that this goes beyond just the possession of child pornography where he tried to influence students. >> fore still has been released without bail under supervised conditions but he was not at his san jose apartment today. >> 20 kid around there and he played. not good. >> search of the home found no evidence to show fore still was producing child porn but now police want parents to find out if the children may have been victimized by him. >> i don't know that's a hard one. i with not know how to talk to him about that. but i guess it has to be done. >> with the limited resources the child exploit unit says it make about his 2 to 3 arrest a week. that's about 125 a year. and they say that's just a fraction
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the book of condolence in lieu of following the procession to san jose on thursday. local venues could not uh accommodate. all of the personnel paying tribute to the slain officers. governor jerry brown will attend as will harris and former defense secretary leon panetta. also santa cruz native and "american idol" singer james durbin will perform at the memorial. the city of santa cruz will effectively shutdown for the day on thursday. outside agencies will handle police and fire calls so the personnel can take part in the procession and in the memorial service here in san jose. reporting live, leslie brinkly, abc7 news. >> thank you, leslie. the final arrangements are in place for tomorrow's memorial service. >> if you live in santa cruz and don't have a way to get to san jose they are offering bus vouchers for the ride over the hill. if you need one go to and look under see it on tv. >> cal tran and amtrak are offering free train rides to law enforcement personnel. there is a stop across from the pavilion. >> they open at 10:00 in the morning and they will be showing the
in san jose where a police officer has shot a woman. she was wounded. police say she will recover. officers say they responded to a report of a stolen car on alma den road when they walked up to the car the woman behind the wheel drove forward and hit the officers. they opened fire, hitting the woman ones. there was a passenger in the car also injured. it is not clear at this point if officers shot the passenger or if the person was injured perhaps in some other way by flying glass. police say the officers were not siriusly injured. we have a crew on the scene and we will bring you the latest on the developing story and a live report coming up on abc 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >>> crews working on the new span of the bay bridge have repair work ahead of them. take a look at the time lapse video showing the progress made so is far in building the new bay bridge. tonight a snag. a construction defect that prove to be a major setback. laura anthony has the story. >> reporter: the primary mission of the new bay bridge is to make sure nothing like this ever happens again. but i
. first happened around 12:30 yesterday morning in san francisco. less than two hours later san jose police shot and killed a suspect. last evening union city police killed a suspect while chasing him and earlier this morning, hayward police killed a man. tomas ramon has more on that case. >> i heard a loud crash and i got out. >> reporter: this is what norma heard about 3:30 sunday morning. a maroon honda sits where the driver lost control on "d" street in hayward. the car was hit by gunfire after the driver attempted to run into a officer's patrol car. this is where an officer stopped the speeding honda. white lines is where he stopped. he pulled into the parking lot and refused orders to get out of car. he lunged the honda at the officer's car which had civilian passenger riding along. >> the officer fired in defense of the civilian and himself. he fired at the direction of the driver. >> at least ten shots were fired at the car. had not did a took off up fletcher and onto mission boulevard and where he smashed into a light pole and sign before coming to rest. the driver then ran.
that is at the center of the labor dispute. >> and special day in san jose. for police department that has been seeing trying times. new sense of optimism. >> and how neighbors are trying >> and how neighbors are trying to save íáf- >> as north korea shows off the military hard ware the united states announces that the best offense is a good defense. good evening everyone. dan is off tonight the threat engines action by north korea prompt the u.s. to beef up the missile defense city. pentagon adding 14 new missile interceptor on the west coast. martha on how real the north korean threat is. today more provocation. 2 short range missiles launched but it is the unexpectedly quick advances that north korea and the young leader kim have made in recent month. newshawk test. long range missile launches and this apparently new road mobile intercontinental ballistic missile that has convinced the pentagon that protective measures must be dr. matcly increased. >> reason we are in inconveniencing our program here homeland security is to not take any chances. is to stay ahead of the threat. >>reporter
. >> dan: an emotional night nor hundreds of people in san jose. they came together to honor the memory of a young man gone far as to. he was killed crossing the train tracks. everybody said he was talented as he was nice. >> that is very true. it happened around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the young man was walking home from lincoln high school. he was crossing these caltrain tracks when a passenger train came out of the bend and hit him. >> we need to console each other in these times. >> tonight many were ungone solaable. the 16-year-old was walking along the trans tuesday when he was hit by a passenger train. >> the train hit him and he wasn't paying attention. let it to to be a lesson. come on. the train tracks are not cute. >> he was wearing headphones as the train approached. he was just a few yards from his home. >> the lincoln high school junior was loved, hundreds filled the park with memories, tears and wishes. >> today.... >> he loved music. he made this video for a web channel called silicon dchtd bug recently. >> music has been a big part of my life since i was a kid. >> he
best rainfall totals are the greatest: santa rosa is .84. only .1" in san jose. >> the rain mean as winter storm warning in the sierra today. here is westbound interstate 80, the c.h.p. is requiring chains or snow tires on 80. you can see why. highway 50, as well, in eldorado county. this is heavenly resort at lake tahoe courtesy of lake tahoe tv and the skiers are enjoying the fresh snow. lots of it, lots of powder expected to fall on the ski resorts before the weekend. >> there are new details this morning about the man who shot and killed two santa cruz police officers last week. deputies say jeremy goulet lost his coffee shop job, sold his motorcycle and told the house mates he was moving out. police say sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective butler were at his house to investigate a groping case when he opened fire on them february 26. santa cruz police officer have invited the public to a casket viewing for detective sergeant baker and detective butler those on ocean street in santa cruz. the public memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker is tomorrow
this morning outside the east san jose home. lillian is live on am door court where it all started. >> carolyn mother daughter came home couple of hours ago and while it has been a long and emotional day for them, mom was able to share a few words. she emerge from the home wanting to thank the community. daughter gabriel was subject of amber alert. after wide spread media coverage and intense search the baby was found safe and sound. >> my baby is okay thank god. i was happy find her and have her with me and i want to say everybody thank you thank you thank you. >>reporter: nightmare began at 6:45 am. that's when she saw somebody driving away in her suv with the baby inside. san jose police say the mom had left the vehicle with the keys in the ignition for only a short time as she ran back into the thousands retrieve some items. investigators don't know who was behind the wheel but they say it may have been the same person who seen standing around in the cul-de-sac shortly before the vehicle was stolen. >> we don't know if she got into the car walked off what happened to her but last pe
cruz to a larger venue in san jose. throughout the evening a steady stream continued a pilgrimage to the police department. >> it show usa lot of community support. a lot of people are really -- were affected by this. >> reporter: the show of support has been overwhelming. a planned memorial service was to be held at kaiser permanente arena with over flow crowds. but both were deemed too small so thursday services will be at hp pavilion in san jose. news had mixed reactions from residents. >> i think the fact that it is so big it had to be moved is awesome. it shows the support the community is able to give to each other. i wish it was in santa cruz. >> reporter: santa cruz officers are back on patrol. their day shift took over from the sheriff's department and california highway patrol who had taken on police services in the city for a few days. some officers welcomed the return to service. >> the citizens have been so supportive it is nice to get back and start serving them again. it has been a rough couple days, but we are all antsy to get back. >> reporter: they are piecing to
on the san jose police force. he'll have authority to spend city funds and even out of the chief and demote deputies. >> minimum wage workers will get a raise of $2 an hour. it will go up to $10 an hour. claims from opponents say that it will hurt businesses and employees. some businesses have raised prices by 25 cents to help cover the higher wage but other businesses already pay their workers more than minimum wage say. >> the cardinals within hours will cast their first ballot to elect a new pope. a day of prayer and church politics. >> from the pews to the pulpit. >> the only we gotten son of god. >> on this consecutive sunday without a pope, prayers centered on the decision ahead for the 115 cardinals who will elected the next leader of the roman catholic church. >> let us pray to the holy spirit to choose this new pope and firmness of our faith.... >> cardinal sean o'malley stepped into the role of parish priest today celebrating mass at their honorary churches throughout rome. >> this is their day of rest. after six days of spoo speesms, they have narrowed their options. >> a week ag
are at 50 degrees. 53 in san jose. half moon bay, already 48 degrees. another vantage point, closer to the bay bridge, right now santa rosa 51. 55 in fairfield and los gatos 55, as well. here is a look at forecast highlights, cooler afternoon as we head into monday. thickening clouds monday night. rain returns by tuesday afternoon and tuesday night and wednesday. we have a cloud deck will continue to increase so we'll look for temperatures to be moderate. 48 for san francisco. 44 for half moon bay. san mateo 45 degrees. in the north bay we'll see clear patches and santa rosa 40 degrees. here is a look at our setup. high pressure starting to weaken allowing high clouds out ahead of this cold front to venture in towards the bay area. these clouds here will be with us tomorrow and then the front will move in and spread rain across the bay area by fuss afternoon. in fact here is a look at forecast animation. 7:00 monday night clouds across the bay area but look how close the leading edge of the moisture is getting to the bay area but by tuesday afternoon. this is 7:00 a.m. morning commu
pavilion in san jose to accommodate the largelyer crowd. motorcade procession from santa cruz will proceed the memorial. our live coverage of the service begins at 11:00 a.m. live over on abc 7 news and at 7 if you woybing would lick to waicht on line. >> still to come tonight on 7 news at 9:00. the desperate search for missing student gone for nearly a week now and the only conclude his parents have. last thing he told his mom. >> plus known as thely known you will knife rapist. >> in the so-called class of 7 72. removed from death row by supreme court ruling. tonight the lifer who are now become on the streets. >> also getting rid of red light camera. by one bay area city says they need to go. >> an local farmer despite how dry it has been who don't want mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 mont
reporter david has more from san jose. >>reporter: george junior has been elected official for a decade until today. but behind the scenes investigators from the district attorney's office say he was cheating taxpayers and campaign donor by using their money as his personal pig bank to fuel what he admitted today is a gambling addiction and depression. he's accused of forging signatures on bank accounts and failing to file state mandated disclosure forms and creating a slush fund. >> the only person allowed to sign checks ordeal with that account was george sher ka washington taking in campaign money and he used it in casino or for personal purposes. >>reporter: in investigators say he used county credit card crash creek thunder valley and harrah reno casino and went through restaurant sets receipts and found half of 200 dollar tab spent on alcohol even though he signed a county form claiming no hotel charged to taxpayers. evidence was laid out to his attorney earlier this week. in an agreement reached that he will plead guilty. pay 50,000 dollars in state penalty and reimburse th
walking past an oakland bakery. oakland police are investigating. >> the san jose city council will tackle the growing homeless problem tonight. last friday, 100 people were moved from a tent city on spring street near the river. our media partner reports that city leaders are offering sweeping proposals and will look at more affordable housing and encouraging faith-based groups do storm feeding the homeless and find housing instead. >> still ahead, the new push to protect victims of sexual assault in the military. what a bay area lawmaker is proposing today. >> high profile hack job, a website is boasting they have personal financial information about celebrities from hollywood to the white house. but not everyone is [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fas
. he was arrested on wednesday at the school where he taught in seaside. a search of the san jose home turned up more than 1,000 video clips and photographs of children who appear to be under 10 years old. he worked in san jose as a substitute teacher from 2008 until just a few weeks ago. the union school district has notified parents at the school where he worked and police are asking parents to talk to their children about any contact. >> in santa cruz county teams are searching for a missing man who suffered a head injury. the 20-year-old matthew abraham was last seen by his parents on wednesday at their home in scotts valley. searchers will look for him where he liked to bow biking riding. he suffered from a concussion over the weekend. and a year ago a morgan hill teenager has been missing while walking to a bus stop near her home. the prosecutors have charged a man with kidnapping and murder although the body has never been found. tomorrow morning at 9:00, balloons will be released at the search center in morgan hill with a fundraiser held at 1:00 o'clock p.m. can you find more
're following developing news in san jose where police are still looking for a killer armed with a knife. >> dan: he stabbed a woman to death a few blocks from the santa clara county sheriff's office and the jail. john alston is live on north first street. >> reporter: san jose's tenth homicide of the year took place not far from the santa clara government building. they have ended their door-to-door search and we talked to the young man who tried to save the 29-year-old woman. >> the brutal stabbing happened in broad daylight just after 2:30 in the afternoon in a parking lot next to the togo sachbd witch shop. he was eating there and rushed out to help the woman who was slashed on her neck and arms. >> i held her head up and kept pressure on it. can you give me any name and she couldn't really took. >> he was covered in blood when paramedics arrived. >> it was horrible for her to have to die that way. by me being there it wasn't that bad way to die. >> he was doing handy work and had to convince police he was not the killer. real culprit hopped a fence and ran through the neighborhood where the
not been released. >> san jose police just released a sketch of the suspect wanted for kidnapping a baby and triggering a state-wide amber alert yesterday. this is the woman wanted for stealing a jeep liberty from a san jose woman yesterday with an 11-month-old baby inside. she is described as hispanic, 5' 5", 150 pounds and dark hair worn in a bun. the mother thanked law enforcement for help find the baby, gabriella quintera, who was found safe five hours later. the police are processing evidence and asking anyone with information to contact police. >> we have more on the proposition 8 case, just ahead, and we will hear from a bay area legal expert to look at how the supreme court justices could be leaning. >> meet yahoo's newest employee. his age and the amount of money he has already [ man ] we have a go for auto sequence start. t-minus 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... ignition. [ male announcer ] launch your internet experience on at&t's newly expanded advanced digital network and connect more wi-fi-enabled devices at home. [ female announcer ] call to get u-verse high speed internet starting at $14
'll see raindrops. temperatures range from the low 50s to the 60s and sunshine in san jose. i'll let you know who can expect rain and when when we come back. >> all right, thank you. and we're going to show you these terrifying moments as a large earthquake hits taiwan. it sent young people and children scattering for cover. >>> and a possible ban on the sale of bottled water at some >>> well, you see those schoolchildren and office workers running for safety in central taiwan after a powerful earthquake. authorities are now assessing the 6.1 magnitude quake that was followed by several strong aftershocks. the initial temblor shook buildings in the capital taipei. emergency officials say a 72-year-old woman was killed when a temple wall collapsed. dozens were hurt. >> if an earthquake like that were to hit us here today, would you be ready? for tips on developing an emergency plan, we have prepared guidelines posted on our website, >>> san francisco officials and environmentalists are teaming up to try to ban the sale of bottled water at the golden gate bridge national recr
america. he quietly aah then it tick. >> reporter: for the san jose hispanic community a sense of pride that the new pope comes from the new world rather than europe. >> for me i'm happy because he is hispanic. >> there was hope the ar are argentinian roots will set the hope. >> try to care about the old like grandpas and all of the stuff. they try to keep together all the time. >> at the diocese of san jose, bishop patrick hopes pope francis will address the priest sex abuse issue. >> i would hope as the cardinals did that this holy father would also take that in hand and do his very best to help all of us throughout the world to make sure that every child and vulnerable adult is safe. >> reporter: father alfonso jose gomez probably knows the new pope best. jorge bergoglio welcomed him into the order. >> he is not a man who has traveled extensively but has seen poverty in argentina and opened up his eyes to the reality of mover itty. >> reporter: in santa clara, david louie, abc 7 news. >>> you can expect it continued coverage of the new pope tonight at am on nightline which follows ji
/100 sain saint sain st. helena. 16 h, 100 in san jose. a tenth inch in concord. a little bit of rain. a third inch in napa. not enough to make a huge dent in the rainfall estimate. from the high definition roof camera the bay bridge and the embarcadero. 56 san jose. east bay emeryville camera the low level cloudiness and fog around. tomorrow morning you can certainly count on some fog here in the bay area. right now you santa rosa 53 degrees. livermore 55. here is a look at what is coming. we will continue with the clouds, fog and spotty drizzle tonight. sunny and windy tomorrow. mild inland as we head towards the weekend. cool conditions remain near the coastline. here is the cold front that has been responsible for not only the showers but the drizzle we have been seeing tonight. and that is pretty much moving out of the picture. but we will see the drizzle fading overnight tonight. like i said, still low level moisture. here is 11:00 p.m. tonight. san jose down towards the suze mountains still a little bit of green showing up and then lingering clouds for 5:00 a.m. with fog around
carlos and san jose, 53 in half moon bay, 48 degrees. 80s coming to parts of the bay area tomorrow and i will be back to show you where and when rain might be showing up. dan? >> thanks very much. we will see you in a few minutes. there are a lot of angry parents at a preschool in the east bay tonight, and they want answers. that's after a former teacher tied up a two-year-old little girl with masking tape because she wouldn't take a nap. abc7 news reporter john alston is live and sounds like the meeting got pretty heated tonight. >> they didn't get the answers they wanted. we also learned the two-year-old girl is no longer at the school and four or five other parents have also pulled their children from the center point christian school. this closed door meeting was closed at times. parents drove off in a hurry after tonight's 90-minute meeting, in no mood to stop and talk about what happened inside. some were clearly upset about what they heard or didn't hear. >> there were people who were highly frustrated, and there was raised voices, yes. >> 114 parents gathered in the sanctuary of
with the mother in san jose after being held for ransom for 18 months. tonight 3 suspects 2 from mount vernon washington and juarez mexico are in custody. authorities say the mother was here illegally looking for work. she asked suspects in washington to help bring her children to the u.s. she paid them repeatedly but never saw her kid. the people threatened to kill the children if she went to the authorities. despite that she did go to the authorities. the pair from washington now being held on federal felony charges in san jose. >>> is memorial will take place on thursday for the 2 santa cruz police officers shot and killed in the line of duty last tuesday. motorcade procession thursday morning ocean street and travel over highway 17. memorial for detective sergeant baker and detective butler was moved to the hp pavilion in san jose to accommodate expected to be a large crowd. service is set to begin at noon. we will broadcast it here live beginning at 11:00 a.m. on 7 news at and our web site. >> well you have probably seen the new lit display on the bay pwrichbility you can see it
it happened at 6:45 this evening. police say san jose officers on special task force in plain clothes and driving unmarked vehicles were working a separate case when they spot add white 2 door honda that turned out to be stolen. neighbors say there was quake chase. >> we heard 3 cars come around ice cream truck really fast so we all came out of our houses. >>reporter: santa clare county sheriff's department says the driver of the stolen white honda threw it in reverse. >> suspect rammed 2 officer vehicle in reverse. accelerated forward. hit a parked car that was in the area. one of the officers at that time had already got out of the vehicle. that's when the suspect again tried to accelerate at high speed to the officer and officer opened fir fire. >> surrounded a car didn't hear anything like put your hands up or anything. just just heard 2 quick shots. pop pop. >>reporter: but police say the undercover officer fired only one shot. streaking the driver in the head and killing him. witness wondered if the suspect knew they were undercover police. >> he was clear the suspect k
yesterday at the school where he taught in sea side near monterey. search of his east san jose home police say turned up more than 1,000 video kleps and photographs of children who appear to be under 10 years of edge. >> we didn't find any videocamera or anything like that in the thus would make us indicate that he was manufacturing child pornograph pornography. however we have not done a complete forensic evaluation of the computer to find if there's any child porn that we consider not known. >> he worked in san jose astute teacher from 2008 until a few weeks ago. the school district there has notified airports the school where he worked. >> search under way for 20-year-old man who suffered a head injury while biking last week which could be associated with his disappearance. matthew seen here playing guitar in the you tube video last seen at 9 last night in scoot valley. searchers now looking between there and henry cowell state park in shelton where he liked to go mountain mountain biking. lisa joins us now from the command post in scott's valley with the latest. lisa? >>reporter:
view, .17. oakland, san jose, .09 of an inch and about .07 is in concord. i will let you know if you are going to need the rain gear for the start of spring which is by the way tomorrow morning at 4:02. carolyn? >> thank you. a san jose police officer who killed a man also shot a suspected it murderer in november. police say officer bruce shot a man after officers confrontedded him in a stolen car last night. they say the driver tried to run down the officer so he opened fire. sky 7hd shows where it happened. last november officer bath -- bartholemew shot a man after a shootout that injured another officer. >>> it is make or break time for the city of santa clara. the city council vote owed whether to move forward with the attempt to host the superbowl 2016 or 2017. it would be exciting and expensive. lisa amin gulezian is live to explain what happened. lisa? >> the city council voted to move forward with its bid for the super bowl. >> santa clara is going all out to woo the nfl in the bid for the super bowl. the new stadium will open in 2014 and 2016 the city leaders want the super
wings are 12,000 solar cell made by san jose base sun power. >> take just the solar cell and they solder them together on the wing of the plane. just using this not in glass and thicknesses is incredibly thin. very light weight. >> solar impulse leave the field on weather first flying to phoenix then dallas. at that point to atlanta or nashville or st. louis on the way to washington, d.c. and new york city. over a time period of about two months. cockpit accommodate only one pilot. bad weather poses greatest risk. >> we have a this make this fly in advance in this weather so we few hours even few day in advance where the air plane could be in the future. we reduce the risk. >>reporter: plane incorporates new materials technology that light the space program will benefit everyone. >> we test them in the air and available for everybody to be more energy efficient and reduce fuel consumption and cleaner. >>reporter: solar impulse doing a number of test flights over the bay area in april. so if lucky you might be able to look up and see it on assign day. this will be an important s
eulogy remembered and cried over. abc 7 news reporter wayne begins our coverage in san jose. >> this was the stark vision of reality that greeted mourner in inside hp pavilion today. 2 coffin. honor guard. photo and video of sergeant butch baker and investigative officer elizabeth butler projected above and then 3 hours of heart felt words. >> she was tall. she was soft. fv she was willowy. >> she always gave herself permission to party. she loved to dance. >> elizabeth butler remarkable woman. not only for work as detective but also for her dedication as a mother of 2 young sons. from her partner peter a promise. >> i whispered to her that would i take care of our boys. of and make sure if they would always know what a great person before their mom was. i promise that her son would grow up to be up right, ton gentle, and to be loving. >> they might have been a lot leak sergeant butch baker who married his childhood sweet heart and leaves behind 2 children. today we heard how this medal of valor winner was a detective's detective. >> in the 28 years if of that butch
it is in response to consumer demand. >>> after couple of years of cutting back to save money san jose mayor is ready to start beefing up public safety once again. 2 years ago the city was facing a 115 million dollar budget short fall. mayor and council laid off some city employee from his many others took 10% pay cut. finances have apparently improved now and mayor reed says he wants to spend the bulk of the extra money on police. >> we need to increase the capacity of the police department. we need to be more aggressive of about recruiting, hiring and training. we need to get more officers on the street. those are things able to do because we have a little bit of extra money to spend this year. >>reporter: city police fire union were the most vocal in opposing the cuts two years ago. the police union issued a statement that reads in part we were expecting to hear bold leadership from the mayor but instead we heard a whim perfect. >>> san jose another moment. city minimum wage there and the workers getting a raise. big one. 2 dollars an hour. that increase to continue dollars put
and four in san jose and the airport and santa rosa is five inches below where we should be. here is what will happen. my storm highlights: steady rain tonight, showers and snow wednesday through friday morning. we could get more rain from this system than we had in the entire month of february. here is katie marzullo. >> that would be great, now, lake tahoe a look at the resort from lake tahoe tv. the mountains will get a foot of snow with this storm. it is great news for skiers. january and february were the driest since modern records of 1920. the snow pack is 66 percent of normal. a san francisco neighborhood is dealing with multiple sinkholes that opened up after a water main break. abc7 news reporter is live at the scene. it is precarious, heather. >> it is. repair of the broken water main was just the beginning. it took until yesterday to finish the road repair. today, the city will start to dig up five sewer pipes that broke off from the connections because of the force of the water. because of sinkholes, three homes are red tagged. that means they are unsafer and uninhabitable. t
in san jose. another live view from the high definition south beach camera san francisco looking at the bay bridge from another perspective and temperature readings around the area 50 at napa. we have another mild difficult coming our way tomorrow but big changes after that. i'll tell you all about that in my accu-weather 7 day forecast. >> see you shortly. >> catholic church is without a leader tonight. college of cardinal take a few day to decide when they will enter conclave to elect the next pop pope. [ bells ringing]. >>reporter: pope benedict xv xvith stepped down today. first pope to did so in nearly 600 years. catholic around the world including those here in the bay year say they can only have faith in the selection process. >> put my 98th god to provide someone to lead the church who cap lead all of us. progressive one conservative one and hopefully bring us together with some idea of how to love the world and serve others even though we are all very different. >>reporter: decision of when to enter conclave will be made monday by more than 100 voting cardinal fro
that made driving difficult and dangerous. >> shut down san jose international if a couple of hours early this morning and it is still causing delays at sfo. >> well start with live doppler 7 hd and you can see that fog is still thickest along the coast and sitting over the bay area. that is the key, the cooler water, the air does not rise off the cooler water so we are seeing the fog. we see the land in emeryville right now just if the last five minutes start to clear and the same thing as we look at the bay bridge, here, at least coming to the toll plaza and here, looking from emeryville you can see most of the fog sitting right on top of the water but because there is a breeze out there, the air is rising and pulls in the cooler air from over the bay so one or two of the fingers of fog moves ashore but mostly we are quiet in the south bay, this is 87, near h.p. pavillion and san jose is the first to clear out of the east bay valley never had the fog and north bay is cleared now. in the last five minutes oakland has gone from 1.5 mile to three miles and sfo from quarter-mile visibility
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